Events and Conferences

Transit ballot measures continue to grow as a source of revenue for community investment, complementing other funding sources supporting transit investment. The experience of recent transit campaigns provides a wealth of knowledge and lessons-learned transferable to other elections. The workshop will explore the messages, strategies and tactics that make the difference in transit referenda as well as state and local legislative initiatives.

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Past Conferences

2019 TIC
December 15-17, 2019
Tampa, Florida

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2017 TIC
May 21-23, 2017
Seattle, Washington

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2015 TIC
June 1-3, 2015
Grand Rapids, Michigan

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2013 TIC
June 23 – 26, 2013
Atlanta, Georgia

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2011 TIC
June 20 – 22, 2011
St. Louis, Missouri

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FutureView’s 2020 Election Outcome Webinar: Transit Impacts at the Federal, State, and Local Levels

Thursday, November 5, 3:00 – 4:15 pm ET Public transportation advocates and practitioners closely watched the November 3 elections for a number of key reasons. The presidential election and makeup of the United States House of Representatives and Senate and which party will be in the majority is at stake. The final outcome will directly affect the public transportation agenda in the critical years ahead. At the local level, voters have decided several high-profile transit ballot measures and the community investments they will bring. Speakers will report up-to-the-minute information in all areas, key campaign messages, and the specific implications on public transportation

November 5th, 2020|

2017 Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference – Seattle, WA

The Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference is the only national conference exclusively devoted to understanding transportation ballot measures and providing concrete advice on how to win.  In 2017, the conference was hosted to Seattle, Washington, a city that enjoys a strong history of local investment in public transportation.

May 2nd, 2019|

2015 Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference, Grand Rapids

CFTE conducts the biennial Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference to bring together transit agencies, local officials, transportation supporters, advocates, and ballot measure campaign professionals to discuss the latest information on transportation ballot measures. Conference sessions offer insights into recent elections and key trends shaping campaigns. Sessions are interactive and provide extensive case studies. TIC is an excellent opportunity for networking and practical learning.

February 25th, 2015|

Measuring Up

Transportation for America and the Center for Transportation Excellence invite you to this special half day event about state and local transportation funding campaigns at the ballot box and beyond.

May 13th, 2014|